There are two versions that generally circulate. Liars need good memories.
Under partition, Jerusalem and Bethlehem were designated as a Corpus Separandum . Most of the maps we've seen, including the ones currently in Vancouver neglect this information. But that's only the start of the inaccuracies.
We've assembled a resource list for debunking the "Map that Lies" Click on the links for excellent summaries regarding why these maps are inaccurate
From Yaccov Lozowick The Maps of Disappearing Palestine
From the Elder of Ziyon The map that lies, and one that doesn't
The Elder offers this as an alternative map: Israel's Land Concessions for Peace
A variation on the theme, via the Mike report
From BluestarPR: Don't be fooled by lies About Palestine
From the Website 5 Minutes for Israel: A course in map Reading Four maps &
From The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, Pacific Region : Factual Analysis of the Vancouver Transit Ads
If you know of other resources, let us know and we'll add them to the list.
The latest rebuttal of the "maps of disappearing Palestine" is from StandWithUs, a non-profit founded in 2001 in response to the misinformation that surrounds the conflict in the Middle East.
UPDATE Oct. 9, 2013 StandWithUs comes through again, with this map profiling Jewish Loss of land from 1000 BCE through the present
UPDATE Dec 3, 2013
No Palestinian Arab state ever existed prior to the one currently being proposed by the international community.
Via: The Whole Story
Lets not forget the map they'll never show you: what Olmert offered the Palestinians, and what they turned down.
Via CAMERA : The Palestinians rejected peace three times
Excellent analysis of the "Mendacious Maps of Palestinian Loss " by Shany Mot, a former director for foreign policy, Israeli National Security Council
Taken together, what we have is not four maps in a chronological series, but four different categories of territorial control presented with varying degrees of inaccuracy. Those categories are private property (“1946”), political control (“1967” and “2005”), and international partition plans (“1947”). They are presented in a fashion that is either tendentiously inaccurate (“2005”), essentially mendacious (“1947” and “1967”), or radically untrue (“1946”).
Shany Mor presents these 2 maps as a more historically accurate alternative:
Read the whole article here
The revisions keep rolling in. This map details the emergence of a Palestinian state for the first time in history.
From the blog
Confronting antisemitism and Israel hatred: Countering the 'shrinking Palestine Maps' scam
Finally, a quick film debunking the maps
Palestinian Loss of Land: The Myth of the 4 Maps